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The Geneva Lake Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of environmentally sensitive lands, open space and the unique character and quality of life of Walworth County, Wisconsin. Working with landowners, and government officials, the Conservancy advocates private and public land use and management decisions that assure responsible growth and protection of natural and historic resources.

"What's New"

We Have Great News! The Conservancy has surpassed protecting 3,000 acres!

Work continues on the update to the Geneva Lake Management Plan. A stakeholder survey was conducted in 2023.See survey results HERE

Join our team! We are hiring two interns for the summer season! See below for position descriptions and application information.Land Protection Stewardship Intern

Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park Summer Intern

Watch Geneva Lake Conservancy’s Carpool Karaoke and learn more about the Conservancy: our land protection, education and advocacy!

GLC Hillmoor workdays will be discontinued until further notice. We hope to resume workdays in the spring. Watch our emails and social medias for updates.

Stay tuned for more information on our spring events! There will be a workday at the White River County Park in March, date tbd. The GLC’s Native Plant Sale Ordering begins on April 1st, with pickup on May 10th. On Friday, April 12 there will be a Bromley preserve workday, 9 am – noon.

Read the Conservancy’s statement of position on Big Foot Ranch HERE

Children’s Fishing Park

The Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park is located at 159 Elkhorn Road, Williams Bay, WI  53191 (42.580378878191574, -88.54095545900142)

Registration for fishing classes will open May 1.

The 2023 Annual “Small Nature Photo Contest” encouraged looking for small and simple beauty at Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park. Over 175 entries were received. Look for winning photos and information on 2022 contest in our Winter 2023 Newsletter.

All of the Conservancy’s preserves are open to visitors so go for a walk at Rohner and visit the amphibian pond, butterfly garden and native plant garden. Take a moment to relax at the thinking spot!

Explore the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park! Try out our scavenger hunt list and tag us with what you find!

Experience the excitement and joy of catching a brown trout at the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park.

View the map to see the unique features of the Park from the Thinking Spot, Fishing areas, boardwalk, to the worm digging bin! Explore the children’s classes at the park and read the press release.

Map of the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park

Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park Press Release




Click HERE to learn more about the Conservancy’s Keep it Blue program.

Watch Geneva Lake Conservancy: Carpool Karaoke
Watch Preserving What You Love






Contact / Links


Geneva Lake Conservancy Office

Mill House Native Plant Preserve

398 Mill Street, P.O. Box 588
Fontana, WI 53125
Phone: (262) 275-5700

Fax: (262) 275-0579



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